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Wayzata Community Church

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125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States

October 2019

Gershwin and the Roaring Twenty-Somethings

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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This program will showcase the creative powers our guest artists - all superstars of the Twin Cities arts scene. They will write and enact a script to depict an important time of change in American culture and music during the period from 1919 to 1929. In addition to the growing importance of jazz, this was the advent of radio. Many of the most famous artists were in their 20s: George and Ira Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington,…

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November 2019

Nachito Herrera at Wayzata Community Church

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Minnesota's adopted son, Nachito Herrera, is one of the world's greatest Cuban pianists. Combining Western classical music with traditional Cuban rhythms, Herrera is in high demand in the US and abroad and we couldn't be more proud to have him join the WSO as a featured guest artist this season! Program:  Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) in E flat, Op. 73 Arturo Marquez: Danzon No. 2 Piazzolla/Pauley: Adios Nonino Lecuona/arr. Herrera: Tribute to Lecuona Bach/arr. Herrera: Prelude in C…

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March 2020

The Clown of the Orchestra

March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Many people have never heard of the bassoon featured as solo instrument with orchestra. Chuck Ullery, principal bassoonist of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, is considered one of the finest bassoonists in this country. In addition to performing, Ullery will deliver his informative, and at times hilarious preamble, "Bassoon 101." Program: Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 Carl Maria von Weber: Concerto for Bassoon in F major, Op. 75 Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (with Disney footage projected)…

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April 2020

Mahler – Musician’s Choice

April 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Why an entire concert of Mahler? For the listeners, Mahler is like looking into a mirror, asking questions about our lives and trying to find answers. Mahler's music encompasses the vast spectrum of human emotion. For the WSO musicians, Mahler is always an event. Every player in every section gets their chance to shine! Mahler's music covers the whole range of what the instrument can do both individually and as an ensemble. Performing his first symphony was on the bucket…

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